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Providence Health & Services Cardiovascular Technologist in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling an Cardiovascular Technologist (Cardiovascular, Variable, 0.0) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

•Maintains and promotes positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provides high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrates respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC.

•Promotes and demonstrates effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.

•Demonstrates self-management behaviors which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment.

•Demonstrates good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.

•Works cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.

•Demonstrates flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work.

•Scrubs, monitors and circulates on the following procedures considering the age and culture of the patient:

• Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization (LHC, BHC, RHC)

• Interventional Cardiac Procedures (PTCA/Stent, Brachytherapy, Atherectomy)

• Pacemakers/Internal defibrillators

• Intra-aortic balloon

• Percutaneous balloon Valvuloplasty

• Pediatric catheterization

• Coil and closure devices

• Temporary Pacemakers

• Endomyocardial Biopsy

• Peripheral vascular diagnostic and interventional studies

• Insertion arterial/venous line, central line, Swan-Ganz, Vas Cath

• Sheath removal and puncture site dressing

•Proficient in the operation and maintenance, as specified by the manufacturer, of all diagnostic and therapeutic equipment used for procedures.

•Recognizes basic rhythms and hemodynamic pressure tracings.

•Cleans room, empties linen and shows proper disposal of instrument trays.

•Provides patient/family education pre- and post procedure.

•Correctly checks name and allergy bans, obtains initial patient assessment and information.

•Adapts procedures to meet individual needs of neonates (0-1 month) infants (1 month to age 1) toddlers (1-2 years), preschoolers (3-5 years), school age (6-12 years) of adolescents (ages 13-17) and adult patients including early adult (ages 18-35) middle adult (ages 36-65) and older adult (ages 66 ) patients for treatment and selects equipment/supplies considering patient’s age, size, pre-existing conditions and procedures to be performed.

•Correctly labels all medications/ drugs/ contrast on sterile table and administers medications as asked by the physician, verifying all medications.

•Able to handle emergency situations during high risk procedures.

•Able to work as a team member, assist physicians and assist with interpretation of data collected.•Notifies physician of rhythm changes during procedure.

•Knows location of procedure room equipment and supplies.

•Stock procedure rooms and maintains adequate stock levels.

•Maintains radiation safety for patient and visitors.

•Wears radiation protection and film badge consistently.

•Checks personal radiation protection (lead apron) annually, documenting results and notifying supervisor of defective equipment.

•Maintains proper sterile technique.

•Accurately documents in Cupid, Optiflex and chart.

•Accurately bills procedures and supplies.

•Correctly witnesses drug waste with CVRN.

•Transfers images to McKesson

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Cardiovascular TechnologyOR 5 years of experience

  • Must apply for and obtain a Washington State Department of Health Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Certification upon hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) completed annually

  • Basic Computer knowledge

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • EPIC experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Providence Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Cardiopulmonary Technologist

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 245035

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